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Using Mindfulness and EFT to enhance focus

The mind is a wanderer and it will jump from one thought to another and the pattern goes on. This ability of mind makes it challenging to focus on the work you are doing. So, to increase your focus you can use Mindfulness and EFT to enhance focus. Being mindful simply means being aware of your thoughts and what is happening in the present moment-to-moment.

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Using mindfulness to reduce anxiety

In recent years there has been increased interest in meditation, yoga, and using mindfulness to reduce anxiety. The common link between these practices is the mind body connection or the interaction between the brain, mind, body, and behaviour 

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Why choose Reiki for healing

Why choose Reiki for healing

“Reiki is a blessing: an instantaneously-conferred “Sacred Potential” – for Healing, Protection, and Spiritual Development.” – James Deacon

In the minds of most people stress can cause illness and that conversely, a fun-filled occasion with loved ones can soothe aches and pains and stave off the very same illness. Over the last few years, the intriguing and pervasive links between neuroscience and the immune system has been uncovered. This field of study is known as Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI), a mind-body discipline that firmly establishes the link between our psychological state and our physical health. Reiki has become increasingly more popular as it looks at this mind-body connection. 

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The many benefits of Yin Yoga

Many people are talking about trying Yin Yoga but how do you know if it’s right for you? Derived from traditional yoga poses Yin poses have been renamed to distinguish them from traditional practices. From a physical standpoint, yin postures are all about release. Postures and breath-work focus on manipulating the fascia, the deep connective tissues around individual and muscle groups. When practiced regularly it will improve circulation in the joints and other tissues and increase overall flexibility and. Sounds good doesn’t it!

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6 Keys to help you keep your New Year’s Resolution

Are you sick of making your New Year Resolutions and not keeping them?  Making the lifestyle changes necessary to lose weight or get fitter can be very challenging and statistics show 92% of people have been unable to keep their goals by the time they reach February.  With that in mind, we have created a list of six tips for a happy new rear!

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Private pilates sessions

Why chose a Private Pilates Session?

Pilates focuses on the development of core strength, stability, posture and body awareness. It is low impact, with limited cardio and is suitable for nearly anyone including professional sports people, seniors, pre and post-natal and those undertaking physical rehabilitation as recommended by a doctor. It’s also a great option if you just want to look good in your swimmers! A private session is a great way to introduce yourself to Pilates. Pilates is focused on posture and alignment and often it may only be a small movement between doing an exercise right (and therefore effectively) or incorrectly and risking injury. Many studios offer Private or Semi-Private Sessions to supplement regular Pilates or fitness training, it’s a proven way to improve your Pilates techniques and increase confidence and knowledge during these intimate sessions.

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Stay Well Hydrated

Water drives all the chemical reactions that create and nurture life so stay well hydrated. So many of us are so disconnected and so “busy” that we fail to notice symptoms of dehydration. It may interest you that a dry mouth is actually one of the last symptoms of dehydration. We live in a self inflicted dehydrated society that accepts caffeinated drinks, sports drinks, alcohol, and juices as a method of rehydration.

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Keeping Active at Work

Do you find it difficult to exercise during work hours, because you’re always too busy? I believe you can make time for anything you feel is truly worthwhile if the benefit out ways the cost. When you’re working, exercise is a great way to get fresh air, clear the head and pump the body full of good hormones, so you function at your peak and communicate better with your customers and colleagues.

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What is dry needling

What is Dry Needling and how does it work?

Dry Needling also known as ‘musculoskeletal acupuncture’ and ‘Sports Acupuncture’ is a therapy which involves a very thin needle inserted through the skin to stimulate a trigger point or ‘knot’ within a muscle. Despite its scary-sounding name, Dry Needling is safe and is getting very good results in the hands of skilled practitioners.

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Barre Box at Active Mind Body Studio Caringbah

Barre Box – are you ready to sweat?

Looking for something new to lift your fitness levels that will make you break a sweat whilst grinning ear to ear? Barre Box is a high intensity workout combining the best of all things we love most, from standing Pilates work, short cardio boxing intervals, to dance moves all in a ballet class! Punch your way through cardio intervals and take a jab at non-traditional dance and core movements with this 50 minute cardio Barre Boxing workout.

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